Pronouns and possessives 2 – Possessive Adjectives

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Pronouns and possessives – Possessive Adjectives

Subject & Possessive adjectives:

  • I, my.
  • We, our.
  • You, your.
  • He, his.
  • She, her.
  • They, their.
  • It, its.


  • I like my car.
  • We like our car.
  • You like your car.
  • He likes his car.
  • She likes her car.
  • They like their car.

When to use Possessive adjectives?

  • We use possessive adjectives before nouns, to talk about something that belongs to someone:
    Where’s my book? Her bag is on the table.
  • We often use possessive adjectives with parts of the body:
    Your hands are cold.
  • We use my/your/our/his/her/their/its. + noun:
    my hands, his new car, her parents, our books, your best friend, their room.

Possessive ‘s (Apostrophe S)

  • We use the possessives ‘s to talk about what belongs to people, and sometimes animals, but not things:
    That’s Sarah’s bag.
    ‘s = is            
    Contraction short form
      ‘s = Possessive
  • We add ‘s to all singular nouns, and to plural nouns that do not end in-s:
    My sister’s house is near here. The children’s names are Ray and Tom.
  • We add an apostrophe (‘) to plural nouns that end in-s:
    The students’ coffee bar is on the first floor.
    Emma and Kate’s father is a teacher.
    Not Emma’s and Kate’s is a teacher.

Possessive ‘s (Apostrophe S) Examples

  • her car = Sally’s car.
  • her husband = Sally’s husband.
  • her children = Sally’s children.
  • his book = Waleed’s book.
  • His sister = Waleed’s sister.
  • His parents = Waleed’s parents.
  • This is Sandy’s new shirt.
  • These are Sami’s brown shoes.

Differences between its and it’s

  • it’s = it is. I like Oxford. It’s a nice place. (= It is a nice place.)
  • its = possessives ‘s. Oxford is famous for its university.

Possessive adjectives Examples

  • I’m going to wash my hands.
  • She’s going to wash her hands.
  • We’re going to wash our hands.
  • He’s going to wash his hands.
  • They’re going to wash their hands.
  • Are you going to wash your hands?
  • Do you like your job?
  • He lives with his parents.
  • These are not my gloves.
  • Maria’s bag is pink.
  • Where is Anna’s house.
  • Whose hat is this? It’s Daniel’s.
  • These are my brother’s glasses.
  • Hey! These are not our clothes.
  • I can’t get in. I don’t have my key.
  • I saw Sarah with her husband, Bob.
  • Most children live with their parents.
  • I like tennis. It’s my favorite sport.
  • ‘Is that your car?’ ‘No, I don’t have a car.’
  • I’m going to wash my hair before I go out.
  • Please take off your coat and sit down.
  • It’s really cold. Are you wearing your gloves?
  • I know Mr. Watson, but I don’t know his wife.
  • Anna is going out with her friends this evening.
  • Sally is married. Her husband works in a bank.
  • What color is Jhon’s shirt? It’s green and yellow.
  • I want to contact Maria. Do you know her number?
  • Do you think most people are happy in their jobs?
  • I’m wearing my coat, but my coat isn’t very warm.
  • Great! Our clothes are dry. Where is my new blouse?
  • This is a beautiful tree. its leaves are a beautiful color.
  • James doesn’t enjoy his job. It’s not very interesting.
  • Do you know that man?’ ‘Yes, but I don’t know his name.
  • Alice and Tom live in London. Their son lives in Australia.
  • We live in Barton Street. Our house is at the end on the left.
  • What are the children doing?’ ‘They’re doing their homework.
  • We’re going to have a party. We’re going to invite all our friends.
  • John has a brother and a sister. His brother is 25, and his sister is 21.
  • I’ve got two grandparents: Bill and Alice. They’re my mother’s parents.
  • What are your favorite colors? My favorite colors are blue and orange.
  • Could I borrow your CD player, please? I’m sorry. its headphones are broken. You can borrow my MP3 player if you like.

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